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Check Point Wins 2010 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best Enterprise Firewall


Security professionals vote Check Point Security Gateway R70 for Best Enterprise Firewall

Redwood City, CA - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, was announced the winner of SC Magazine’s 2010 Reader Trust Award for the Best Enterprise Firewall. This is the sixth time Check Point has been recognized for outstanding achievement in Information Technology (IT) and outstanding security products by SC Magazine. This year, Check Point’s award is for the Security Gateway R70, a firewall running on the new Software Blade architecture.

“SC Magazine’s panel of judges in the Reader Trust category have voted for Check Point R70 as Best Enterprise Firewall from among hundreds of high quality, competitive entries,” said Illena Armstrong, editor in chief, SC Magazine. “The Reader Trust Award is a true recognition of the leadership and success of Check Point in IT security.”

The Reader Voting Panel is comprised of security and technology experts from enterprises of varying sizes, representing all major vertical markets. With an unprecedented number of entries submitted, the 2010 SC Awards was the most competitive in the program’s history.

”Winning in this important category, for several consecutive years, shows that Check Point continues to focus on security innovation,” said Juliette Sultan, head of global marketing at Check Point. “Every vote, every customer and each award is an honor and a testament to the unique and strategic approach to security that we offer to businesses of all sizes.”

Stateful Inspection, invented and patented by Check Point Software Technologies, has emerged as the industry standard for enterprise-class network security solutions. Recognized by SC Magazine for superior success in addressing pressing IT security challenges in the industry, Check Point solutions continue to help protect businesses against new and evolving security threats. Check Point Security Gateway R70 is based on the Software Blade Architecture and enables organizations to customize their network security infrastructure to meet their exact functional and performance needs with centralized management, simple deployment and full extensibility.

The annual SC Awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry. As the industry’s preeminent awards program, the annual SC Awards has acclaimed security’s key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. Individuals, brands and solutions recognized in the program address not only the security challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit

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“Check Point’s strategy focuses on providing a simple, comprehensive approach to security and we look forward to continuing to develop innovative solutions that help businesses stay ahead of the threats of tomorrow,” concluded Sultan.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (, the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point’s award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SCAwards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire, SC World Congress and SC Congress Canada.


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